Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

Every Change Begins with a Vision

We believe that every action taken to better just one life will create a ripple effect that changes many. Our team’s shared vision and commitment to the children of Skagit Valley can only be described as heartfelt and hopeful that, together, we can make a difference.

Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

The COV Mission

Children of the Valley is an after school program. We provide a provide a positive, caring, and supportive environment for children of low-income families that values and respects each child’s God given potential, while offering a variety of cultural enrichment activities as well as academic support.

Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

The COV Vision

Our vision at COV is to empower students to dream big by providing a positive life-changing experience that gives them the skills and confidence to fulfill their greatest potential.

Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA
Learning Center and Afterschool Program | Children of the Valley | Mount Vernon, WA

Does this light your heart on fire?

We know the feeling.

Meet the COV Team

Children of the Valley is guided by a team of individuals who share in our mission to elevate the lives of children in need. The leaders who sit on our Board of Directors have a vested interest in our vibrant community, with like-minds that understand the importance of our children and their educational and personal growth. 

Board Members

Flora Lucatero
Executive Director
Beth Ashley
President
Sarah Nuanes
Treasurer
Judith Robinson
Secretary
Renata Maybruck
Director - Development Committee
Dylan Sicklesteel
Director - Strategic Planning Committee
Ted Cummings COV Board Member
Ted Cummings
Director
Dwight Nelson
Pastoral Liason

Children of the Valley Staff

The staff of compassionate professionals that make up our core team are unlike any other. Each individual brings a unique skill set that, when combined together, enables COV to operate seamlessly and effectively. We have also been blessed with a great number of community volunteers who have lent their time, expertise, and love for children to our organization, making everything that we do possible!

Together, we can make a difference.

Since 2006, Children of the Valley has been at the forefront of local efforts to ensure that children in need are given equal opportunity to learn, feel supported, and thrive in all aspects of their young lives. We believe that every action taken on behalf of these children – positive word-of-mouth, donation, sponsorship, or volunteer hours – starts a ripple of change that reaches far and wide. It is our goal to positively impact the lives of the children and families we serve, creating a better future for us all.